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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Halloween Coloring Contest

Halloween Coloring Contest

As Halloween draws closer, we wanted to announce our coloring contest and remind you of important safety tips.

Students from preschool to fifth grade who live or attend school in West Fargo are eligible to enter our inaugural Halloween coloring contest. Pa...

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Vehicle burglary suspect rolls car after fleeing police

PD Media Alert

At approximately 4:09 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, West Fargo Police Department officers were dispatched to the area of 1227 Queen’s Way for a motor vehicle burglary that was in progress. The caller stated that a male had broken a window to gain acce...

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Concrete patching on 13th Avenue W. to begin Monday, Oct. 18

Concrete patching repairs will begin on 13th Avenue W., between Sheyenne Street and 8th Street W. Monday, Oct. 18. There will be a road closure from Sheyenne Street to the east of 8th Street W. to allow for repairs. The detour route will direct traffic us...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Concrete patching on 12th Avenue NW/NE to begin Monday, Oct. 11

Concrete patching repairs will begin on 12th Avenue between 9th Street NW and 7th Street NE Monday, Oct. 11. The intersection of 12th Avenue NW and 9th Street NW will have a partial lane closure. There will be a lane shift located on 12th Avenue NE, west ...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

West Fargo Police Department's Pink Patch Project raises funds for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

WFPDs annual Pink Patch Project raises funds for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The West Fargo Police Department is launching its annual Pink Patch Project during the month of October to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer awareness month. The commemorative patches and challenge coins are available for purchase for $10 from 8...

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Pink Patch Project Police
Posted on: October 6, 2021

Coffee with a Cop on Monday, Oct. 11 at Sandy’s Donuts

Coffee with a Cop logo

The third West Fargo Police Department’s Coffee with a Cop will be 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11, at Sandy’s Donuts in West Fargo (301 Main Avenue W.). The Coffee with a Cop program is designed to increase understanding between residents and ...

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

Concrete patching on 32nd Avenue W. to begin Wednesday, Oct. 6

Concrete patching repairs will begin on 32nd Avenue W., between 9th Street W. and 12th Street W., Wednesday, Oct. 6. There will be a single westbound lane closure on 32nd Avenue W. Repairs are anticipated to be complete by Friday, Oct. 29.

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

Concrete patching on 40th Avenue to begin Thursday, Oct. 7

Concrete patching repairs will begin on 40th Avenue, between Sheyenne Street and 9th Street W., Thursday, Oct. 7. There will be single lane, head-to-head traffic on the eastbound lane of 40th Avenue W. from Sheyenne Street to 9th Street W. Repairs are ant...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

3rd Street E. closed Thursday, Sept. 30 due to water main break

3rd Street E., from 1st Avenue E. to 2nd Avenue E., is closed Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021, due to a water main break. Repairs are anticipated to be complete by this evening. 

Motorists in this area may encounter congestion and delays during the morni...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: September 30, 2021

Additional road closures planned for 7th Avenue E. near Service Club Park beginning Monday, Oct. 4

Beginning Monday, Oct. 4, 7th Avenue E. is scheduled to close for through traffic near Service Club Park for sanitary sewer rehabilitation. The road will close from 3rd Street E. to 7th Street E., with traffic detouring to 4th Avenue E. Local traffic acce...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: September 30, 2021

Concrete patching on 31st Avenue E. to begin Monday, Oct. 4

Concrete patching repairs will begin on 31st Avenue E. at the intersections of 5th Street E. and 7th Street E. Monday, Oct. 4. Repairs are anticipated to be complete by Wednesday, Oct. 20, pending weather conditions. 

The intersection of 5th Stree...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

Concrete patching on Main Avenue to begin Tuesday, Oct. 5

Concrete patching repairs will be on Main Avenue E. Tuesday, Oct. 5. Repairs are anticipated to be complete by Wednesday, Oct. 20. The right, westbound lane of Main Avenue E. will close, from Center Street to Sheyenne Street, to allow for repairs.&nbs...

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

City of West Fargo hosting public input session on community’s brand

The City of West Fargo is hosting a public focus group at 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, in the Foyer of West Fargo City Hall. During the group, attendees will get to share their views on West Fargo as a place to live, do business and visit. The goal is t...

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Posted on: September 27, 2021

Friends of the Library Book Sale Oct 1 - 3, 2021

The Friends of the West Fargo Public Library non-profit group is hosting a book sale the first weekend in October 2021 at the library! All proceeds support the library's hundreds of programs and services.

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Posted on: September 27, 2021

Section of 9th Street NW at Main Avenue W. closing Wednesday, Sept. 29, for improvements

On Wednesday, Sept. 29, 9th Street NW will close from Main Avenue W. to 2nd Avenue NW for improvements to the water main and road. This will require a lane reduction on westbound Main Avenue W. at the 9th Street NW intersection....

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West Fargo News
Posted on: September 26, 2021

West Fargo Police Department seeks help identifying a juvenile victim of a bicycle-vehicle collision

PD Media Alert

8:40 PM UPDATE: The juvenile has been identified and his family has been located. 
We would like to thank the community for your help. We join you in extending our thoughts and prayers to the victim and his family tonight.

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Cass Clay Alerts Police
Posted on: September 23, 2021

Concrete patching on 4th Avenue NW, 7th Street E. and 21st Street NW to begin Monday, Sept. 27

Concrete patching repairs will begin on portions of 4th Avenue NW, 7th Street E. and 21st Street NW Monday, Sept. 27. Repairs are anticipated to be complete by Monday, Oct. 11.    

Closed areas include the intersection of 4th Avenue NW an...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

City of West Fargo to implement Drought Response Plan measures

City of West Fargo to implement Drought Response Plan Phase 2 measures

Update: During the Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, West Fargo City Commission meeting, Commissioners voted to remain in phase 2 drought response measures. Residents are expected to continue following these measures until further notice.

Original: Due to the region...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: September 17, 2021

West Fargo Fire Department to host fire extinguisher training class

West Fargo Fire Department Fire Extinguisher Training

Registration for the West Fargo Fire Department’s free, fire extinguisher training class is now available. The class will be 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, at the Main Station (106 First Street). Interested participants can enrol...

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Posted on: September 16, 2021

City of West Fargo to celebrate Arbor Day Sept. 24

The City of West Fargo, a Tree City USA community, will hold an Arbor Day celebration at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, at West Fargo City Hall to honor Bob Potter. This event is free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the West Fargo Urban Forestry Commi...

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Urban Forestry Committee West Fargo News
Posted on: September 14, 2021

West Fargo Library announces new and returning programs and services for fall 2021

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The West Fargo Public Library has a number of opportunities this fall for all ages. These services include a weekly Little Red Reading Bus stop, the return of in-library storytimes, one-on-one genealogy help, and one-on-one technology tutoring.

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Library
Posted on: September 13, 2021

West Fargo Fire Department accepting applications for Citizens Fire Academy

Citizens Fire Academy

The West Fargo Fire Department is now accepting applications for the first Citizens Fire Academy. This session will run 6-8 p.m. on Mondays from Oct. 4 to Nov. 8. Applications are due Friday, Sept. 24, and can be found online at https://lf.westfa...

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

West Fargo Fire Department invites community to Light the Night for fallen firefighters

Light the Night

The West Fargo Fire Department will join the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation to Light the Night and honor fallen firefighters and their families Sept. 26 through Oct. 3. During the week, the fire department’s stations will light up with ...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

North Sheyenne Street urban reconstruction project moving to phase 3 Tuesday, Sept. 7

On Tuesday, Sept. 7, the north Sheyenne Street urban reconstruction project will move into phase 3. This phase will close Sheyenne Street from north of the Choice Bank access near 2nd Avenue W. to Main Avenue W. It will also close small portions of 1st an...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

West Fargo City Commission to hold special assessment public hearing 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7

Sept. 7 City Commission Public Hearing

The West Fargo City Commission will hold a special assessment public hearing at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7, in the Commission Chambers of West Fargo City Hall. During this meeting, the West Fargo City Commission will review the following projects that are...

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Special Assessment Project Info West Fargo News
Posted on: August 10, 2021

West Fargo Police Department establishes two Safe Spot Swaps

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The West Fargo Police Department is pleased to announce the existence of two Safe Spot Swaps. These locations consist of parking spaces marked with Safe Spot Swap signage and are under 24-hour surveillance video. Safe Spot Swaps are located at:

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Posted on: August 4, 2021

West Fargo Library hosts underwear drive as part of One Book, One Community program

West Fargo Library hosts Underwear Drive

The West Fargo Public Library is hosting a donation drive during the month of August as part of the metro’s One Book, One Community program. Donations of new, unopened underwear, bras, diapers and socks of all sizes can be dropped off at the Wes...

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Library
Posted on: June 22, 2021

West Fargo Public Library now taking meeting room reservations

Service Updates

The public can now reserve meeting rooms at the West Fargo Public Library. This service was paused due to the COVID-19 pandemic but resumed Monday, June 21.

“Over the years, many local groups have used our meeting room spaces to hold meetings and...

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Library
Posted on: June 7, 2021

West Fargo Public Library to host 50th Anniversary Celebration Thursday, June 10

50th Anniversary

The West Fargo Public Library is celebrating 50 years of service. To commemorate 50 years, the library is hosting a public celebration event from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 10. This open house event will feature special guest speakers, a community art act...

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Library
Posted on: May 28, 2021

North Sheyenne Street urban reconstruction project moving to phase 2 Wednesday, June 2

North Sheyenne Street Urban Reconstruction project update

On Wednesday, June 2, the north Sheyenne Street urban reconstruction project will move into phase 2. This phase will close Sheyenne Street from Fourth Avenue W. to Second Avenue W. It will also close sections of Second Avenue W. off Sheyenne Street. The p...

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Posted on: May 24, 2021

West Fargo Library summer program begins June 1

Click here to learn more about the library's Summer Boost program

The West Fargo Public Library’s summer reading program – Summer Boost – is back June 1. The redesigned program combines the library’s popular summer reading program with new objectives and opportunities for all ages...

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

West Fargo Public Library waives existing fines and goes fine free

Fine Free

The West Fargo Public Library no longer charges fines for overdue materials following a policy change approved by the West Fargo Public Library Board of Directors. No new fines will accumulate on accounts except in the case of lost or damaged items.

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